Indian troops launch CASOs in Doda, Kishtwar

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In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Indian troops have launched cordon and search op-erations (CASOs) in Doda and Kishtwar districts, today.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the troops launched the CASOs in the Thathri area of Doda district and in different areas of the Kishtwar district. Indian troops and paramilitary personnel during a cordon and search operation arrested one person in Karnah area of Kupwara district. The troops claimed of defusing an old rusted shell which was used by the Indian forces during a CASO in Shangus area of Islamabad district.

Indian Army and paramilitary personnel contin-ued their massive search operations on 4th day, today, in different areas of Rajouri, Poonch, Reasi, Jammu, Kishtwar, Doda and Samba districts. At least twelve persons were arrested during these operations.

The locals told the media that the Indian forces’ personnel along with sleuths of Indian agencies during the operations barge into the houses of Mus-lims and terrorize and harass the inmates.

The searches were launched after the killing of four persons in an attack two days ago in Rajouri, a senior Police officer said.

The troops are carrying out searches across Kishtwar town. They are carrying out surprise checking of the people and their electronic gadgets.

The searches by Indian army, paramilitary, police and so-called Village Defence Committee personnel also continue in different areas of Rajouri and Reasi districts. Meanwhile, the authorities have imposed night curfew from 9 pm to 6 am in a strip of 1 km from the Working Boundary in Samba district.—KMS